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Old 11-14-2013, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Simpler=Better View Post
Maybe I did something wrong, but my homemade extractor (heavy gasketed bucket, nylon lines, brass barbs) couldn't extract oil worth a darn. The vacuum source was gasser #2 idling to pull a vacuum. It would start to crush the bucket but the oil just creeeeeped out. I gave up after 20 minutes.
Can't use any containers with flat sides or corners for vacuum unless designed for it. It will collapse. Has to be rounded corners like freon or helium tanks.
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